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NGC 717
PanSTARRS NGC 717.jpg
PanSTARRS image of NGC 717
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 01h 53m 55.1s
Declination 36° 13′ 46″
Redshift 0.016571
Helio radial velocity 4968 km/s
Distance 210 Mly (64.4 Mpc)
Group or cluster Abell 262
Type S0/a
Apparent dimensions (V) 1.3 x 0.2
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.86
Other designations
MCG 6-5-41, PGC 7033, UGC 1363
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

NGC 717 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. Bindon Blood Stoney found the galaxy on October 28, 1850.

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